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Warner First-Team, Morrow, Vignero Honorable Mention NCBWA All-Region - 05/17/13

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Warner First-Team NCBWA All-Atlantic Region Baseball;
Morrow, Vignero Honorable Mention Selections

     05/17/13...
Pitt-Johnstown junior second baseman Jake Warner (Dillsburg, Pa.) was named First-Team National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association of America (NCBWA) All-Atlantic Region when this year's teams were released on Friday.  In addition, junior catcher Kyle Morrow (McVeytown, Pa.), and junior outfielder Zach Vignero (Johnstown, Pa.) were both Honorable Mention All-Region selections.
 
     Warner, also a two-time first-Team All-Conference choice, led the Mountain Cats in batting average (.420), hits (74) runs (46), RBI (40), and total bases (99).  Nationally, Warner ranks third in NCAA Division II in toughest to strike out (33.8), seventh in batting average (.426), 44th in hits (74), and 67th in runs per game (1.02).

     Morrow, a two-time First-Team All-WVIAC choice and a 2012 NCBWA Third-Team All-American, hit .350 with eight doubles, four home runs and 31 RBI in 2013.  He finished third on the team in runs (35) and fourth in RBI (31), doubles (8), hits (50), and at-bats (143).

     Vignero, a 2013 First-Team All-WVIAC selection, ranks 31st in the country in batting average (.403), 66th in slugging percentage (.603), and 84th in doubles per game (.34).  Vignero hit .403 (62-154) with 14 doubles, three triples, three homeruns, and 29 RBI.

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE BASEBALL WRITERS ASSOCIATION
2013 DIVISION II ALL-ATLANTIC REGION TEAMS

Player of the Year: Nick Sell, Seton Hill
Pitcher of the Year: Murphy, Millersville
Coach of the Year: Jon Shehan, Millersville

FIRST TEAM
Starting Pitcher:  Shayne Herold, Gannon
Starting Pitcher:  Tim Mayza, Millersville
Starting Pitcher:  Chris Murphy, Millersville
Relief Pitcher:  Tanner Delahoy, Mercyhurst
Catcher:  Kyle Petty, California (Pa.)
First Baseman:  Zach Stone, Millersville
Second Baseman:  Jake Warner, Pitt-Johnstown
Third Baseman:  Nick Sell, Seton Hill
Shortstop:  Will Kengor, Slippery Rock
Outfielder:  Chris Knott, East Stroudsburg
Outfielder:  Ryan Messina, Shepherd
Outfielder:  Travis Moore, Winston-Salem State
Utility Player:  Pat Kregeloh, Shippensburg
Designated Hitter:  Tyler Hickernell, Winston-Salem State

SECOND TEAM
Starting Pitcher:  Stephen Cooke, Indiana (Pa.)
Starting Pitcher:  Alex Haines, Seton Hill
Starting Pitcher:  Ryan Lubreski, East Stroudsburg
Relief Pitcher:  John Kovalik, Slippery Rock
Catcher:  Mike Cima, Seton Hill
First Baseman:  Joey Miller, Concord
Second Baseman:  Pat McCarthy, Seton Hill
Third Baseman:  Ryan Johnston, Concord
Shortstop:  Brendan Costantino, Seton Hill
Outfielder:  Bret Blevins, Concord
Outfielder:  Michael Douglas, Shippensburg
Outfielder:  Michael Lott, Shepherd
Utility Player:  Brian Ernst, East Stroudsburg
Designated Hitter:  Jack Hudson, West Virginia State

HONORABLE MENTION
Starting Pitcher: Aaron Cox, Gannon; Joe Gunkel, West Chester; Paul Hvozdovic, Shepherd; Ben Rawding, Mercyhurst; Tyler Thompson, West Virginia State; Lou Trivino, Slippery Rock.
Relief Pitcher: Chris Baker, Concord; Ryan Pansch, Shepherd; Marcus Shippey, Shippensburg; Kyle Weary, West Chester

Catcher: Kyle Morrow, Pitt-Johnstown; Clarence Peace, St. Augustine’s.
First Baseman: Treavor Dubiel, Davis & Elkins

Second Baseman: Joe Bennie, East Stroudsburg; Evan King, Millersville; Robbie Zinmeister, Indiana (Pa.)

Third Baseman: Levi Grassley, Winston-Salem State

Shortstop: Zak Blair, Mercyhurst; Mike Marcinko, Shippensburg; Ariel Polanco, St. Augustine’s; Dylan Tice, Indiana (Pa.)

Outfielder: Brandon Harrison, Winston-Salem State; Jay Hartman, Lock Haven; Brandon Martinez, Kutztown; Andrew Seigel, Concord; Devin Smith, Concord; Zach Vignero, Pitt-Johnstown

Utility Player: Nick Christopher, Virginia State; Brett Quiggle,
Indiana (Pa.)

Designated Hitter: Mike Tenaglia, East Stroudsburg.

Note: First-team all-region players are eligible for NCBWA Division II
All-America honors.